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Eminem performing in June 2009
Background information
Birth name Marshall Bruce Mathers III
Also known as M&M (former)
Born October 17, 1972 (1972-10-17) (age 46)
St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper, record producer, songwriter, actor
Years active 1987–present
Labels Aftermath, Shady, Interscope (current)
Bassmint, FBT Productions, Mashin' Duck Records, Web (former)
Associated acts Bad Meets Evil, D12, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, Obie Trice, Proof, Rihanna, Royce Da 5'9 ily Eminem

Marshall Bruce Mathers III, (born October 17, 1972), better known by his stage name EMINEM with a beast backwards "E" his other name Slim Shady,[1] is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, man, person, friend, albumakerizer and other stuff

Eminem released his eighth studio album on November 5, 2013. It is called The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and is a sequel to The Marshall Mathers LP.

Personal life

Eminem has one biological daughter named Hailie Jade Scott Mathers by ex-wife Kimberley Anne Scott Mathers. Kimberley and Eminem married in 1999. After debuting the 2000 hit, Kim, they separated the following year.[2] He has adopted two of his nieces as daughters. He is the legal guardian of his half-brother, Nathan.

Acting career

Eminem has starred in a movie called "8 Mile" that is semi-autobiographical (about himself). The song "Lose Yourself", which was from the movie, won an Oscar award and is his biggest hit to date.[3] Eminem is often called the 'Best Rapper Alive' and was named 'King Of Hip-Hop' of 2011, beating fellow hip-hop stars Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and Kanye West.


Studio albums

Eminem has released 8 studio albums:

Year Album
1996 Infinite
1999 The Slim Shady LP
2000 The Marshall Mathers LP
2002 The Eminem Show
2004 Encore
2009 Relapse
2010 Recovery
2013 The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Compilation albums

Year Album
2002 8 Mile
2003 The Singles
2005 Curtain Call: The Hits
2006 Eminem Presents: The Re-Up